Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South West
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 33 49
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16 +9
Permanent jobs citing C 710 743 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.67% 7.29% 5.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.30% 12.37% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 529 573 424
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £70,175
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,284 6,006 6,364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.00% 58.89% 56.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5,306 5,070 5,484
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C in the South West.

Salary trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in the South West over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for C in the South West

C
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +6 255 £46,000 -3.16% 38
Bristol +8 208 £47,500 +11.76% 50
Dorset -2 103 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Wiltshire +24 86 £50,000 +33.33% 15
Devon +2 33 £32,500 -13.33% 10
Somerset -38 18 £42,500 +28.79% 11
Cornwall -36 3 £34,000 -9.33% 1
C
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for C.

1 315 (44.37%) Software Engineering
2 300 (42.25%) C++
3 292 (41.13%) Security Cleared
4 190 (26.76%) Linux
5 189 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
6 177 (24.93%) Python
7 168 (23.66%) DV Cleared
8 158 (22.25%) Degree
9 121 (17.04%) Java
10 112 (15.77%) C#
11 111 (15.63%) SC Cleared
12 108 (15.21%) Windows
13 106 (14.93%) OO
14 105 (14.79%) UML
15 103 (14.51%) Embedded C
16 84 (11.83%) JIRA
17 83 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
18 80 (11.27%) Project Management
19 79 (11.13%) SQL
20 77 (10.85%) Validation
21 72 (10.14%) Cybersecurity
22 69 (9.72%) OOD
23 68 (9.58%) Scrum
24 66 (9.30%) .NET
24 66 (9.30%) Computer Science
25 63 (8.87%) Microsoft
26 61 (8.59%) Electronics
27 60 (8.45%) DevOps
28 59 (8.31%) SDLC
28 59 (8.31%) Embedded Systems

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 52 (7.32%) Confluence
2 12 (1.69%) Apache
2 12 (1.69%) Apache Spark
3 11 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (1.55%) IIS
4 10 (1.41%) Apache Pig
5 9 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.13%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.13%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.99%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.85%) JBoss
9 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.70%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.56%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.56%) WebSphere Portal
11 3 (0.42%) GeoServer
11 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.28%) Drupal
12 2 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (2.11%) Simulink
2 14 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.14%) InDesign
6 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.14%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.14%) SPSS
6 1 (0.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (2.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.14%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.55%) Office 365
4 5 (0.70%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (0.42%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.14%) GitHub
7 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.35%) Firewall
2 34 (4.79%) Ethernet
3 32 (4.51%) Wi-Fi
4 30 (4.23%) Wireless
5 28 (3.94%) TCP/IP
6 23 (3.24%) Internet
7 21 (2.96%) 802.11
7 21 (2.96%) ZigBee
8 20 (2.82%) Bluetooth
9 17 (2.39%) Network Security
10 15 (2.11%) 3GPP
10 15 (2.11%) 802.15
10 15 (2.11%) MQTT
10 15 (2.11%) SMS
11 14 (1.97%) SNMP
12 12 (1.69%) HTTP
12 12 (1.69%) SSL
12 12 (1.69%) VLAN
13 11 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.08%) Big Data
2 28 (3.94%) Hadoop
2 28 (3.94%) SQL Server
3 22 (3.10%) MySQL
4 13 (1.83%) Apache Hive
5 11 (1.55%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
7 9 (1.27%) GIS
8 8 (1.13%) Apache Accumulo
9 7 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.99%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.70%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.56%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 84 (11.83%) JIRA
2 49 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 34 (4.79%) Jenkins
4 27 (3.80%) Visual Studio
5 26 (3.66%) Bitbucket
6 25 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 24 (3.38%) JUnit
8 21 (2.96%) Subversion
9 17 (2.39%) Selenium
10 16 (2.25%) Rational DOORS
11 12 (1.69%) Maven
12 10 (1.41%) EasyMock
12 10 (1.41%) Eclipse
12 10 (1.41%) JMeter
12 10 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (1.13%) Redmine
14 6 (0.85%) Apache Ivy
14 6 (0.85%) CodeSonar
14 6 (0.85%) git-flow
14 6 (0.85%) Robot Framework
General
1 61 (8.59%) Electronics
2 48 (6.76%) Finance
3 43 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 31 (4.37%) Aerospace
5 23 (3.24%) Advertising
6 18 (2.54%) Marketing
7 13 (1.83%) Military
8 12 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.41%) Retail
10 9 (1.27%) Games
11 7 (0.99%) Automotive
12 6 (0.85%) Mandarin Language
13 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.28%) Avionics
14 2 (0.28%) Legal
15 1 (0.14%) Law
15 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 259 (36.48%) Software Engineer
2 131 (18.45%) Embedded Engineer
3 103 (14.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 67 (9.44%) Consultant
5 64 (9.01%) Developer
5 64 (9.01%) Senior Software Engineer
6 62 (8.73%) C++ Software Engineer
7 43 (6.06%) Analyst
8 33 (4.65%) Design Engineer
9 32 (4.51%) C Software Engineer
10 31 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
11 30 (4.23%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 29 (4.08%) Project Manager
13 28 (3.94%) Java Engineer
13 28 (3.94%) Linux Engineer
14 27 (3.80%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
15 24 (3.38%) Test Engineer
16 23 (3.24%) Java Software Engineer
17 22 (3.10%) Management Consultant
17 22 (3.10%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (9.30%) .NET
2 40 (5.63%) HTML
3 34 (4.79%) CSS
4 33 (4.65%) XML
5 27 (3.80%) Spring
6 26 (3.66%) Node.js
7 24 (3.38%) JSF
8 23 (3.24%) Java EE
9 22 (3.10%) AngularJS
10 21 (2.96%) 802.1X
11 18 (2.54%) EJB
11 18 (2.54%) JSON
12 17 (2.39%) Qt
12 17 (2.39%) Web Services
13 15 (2.11%) .NET Framework
13 15 (2.11%) jQuery
14 13 (1.83%) ASP.NET
15 12 (1.69%) Middleware
15 12 (1.69%) STL
15 12 (1.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 66 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 59 (8.31%) Embedded Systems
3 49 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (5.21%) Device Driver
5 25 (3.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 24 (3.38%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.54%) Algorithms
8 17 (2.39%) User Experience
9 15 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (1.83%) CESG
11 12 (1.69%) Verilog
12 11 (1.55%) ASIC
12 11 (1.55%) Cyber Warfare
12 11 (1.55%) SystemC
12 11 (1.55%) Wiki
13 10 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (1.41%) VHDL
14 9 (1.27%) Internet of Things
14 9 (1.27%) Robotics
15 7 (0.99%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 190 (26.76%) Linux
2 108 (15.21%) Windows
3 40 (5.63%) Android
4 26 (3.66%) FreeRTOS
4 26 (3.66%) Unix
5 22 (3.10%) Apple iOS
5 22 (3.10%) Embedded Linux
6 20 (2.82%) CentOS
7 16 (2.25%) Mac OS X
8 13 (1.83%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 12 (1.69%) ThreadX
9 12 (1.69%) Windows Server
10 11 (1.55%) Windows 10
11 10 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (1.41%) SafeRTOS
12 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.70%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.70%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (44.37%) Software Engineering
2 189 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (14.93%) OO
4 105 (14.79%) UML
5 83 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
6 80 (11.27%) Project Management
7 77 (10.85%) Validation
8 72 (10.14%) Cybersecurity
9 69 (9.72%) OOD
10 68 (9.58%) Scrum
11 60 (8.45%) DevOps
12 59 (8.31%) SDLC
13 55 (7.75%) ITIL
14 53 (7.46%) Change Management
15 51 (7.18%) Test Automation
16 48 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
17 47 (6.62%) Mathematics
18 45 (6.34%) TDD
18 45 (6.34%) TOGAF
19 43 (6.06%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 300 (42.25%) C++
2 177 (24.93%) Python
3 121 (17.04%) Java
4 112 (15.77%) C#
5 103 (14.51%) Embedded C
6 79 (11.13%) SQL
7 57 (8.03%) JavaScript
8 49 (6.90%) Embedded C++
9 48 (6.76%) Bash Shell
10 35 (4.93%) PHP
11 27 (3.80%) Perl
12 21 (2.96%) Assembly Language
13 19 (2.68%) MATLAB
13 19 (2.68%) Objective-C
14 15 (2.11%) Ada
14 15 (2.11%) R
15 14 (1.97%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.69%) Ruby
16 12 (1.69%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 292 (41.13%) Security Cleared
2 168 (23.66%) DV Cleared
3 158 (22.25%) Degree
4 111 (15.63%) SC Cleared
5 27 (3.80%) CISSP
6 21 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (2.82%) APMP
8 19 (2.68%) CESG Certified Professional
9 18 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.97%) MCSE
11 13 (1.83%) CCNA
11 13 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
12 12 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
12 12 (1.69%) GIAC
12 12 (1.69%) Linux+ Certification
12 12 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
12 12 (1.69%) SANS
12 12 (1.69%) SSCP
13 10 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (1.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (2.11%) DO-178B
3 14 (1.97%) IEC 61508
3 14 (1.97%) ISO 9001
4 13 (1.83%) RMADS
5 11 (1.55%) Def Stans
5 11 (1.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 10 (1.41%) QA
7 8 (1.13%) ISO 15765
8 7 (0.99%) MISRA
9 6 (0.85%) SLA
10 4 (0.56%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.42%) PMO
11 3 (0.42%) TickIT
12 2 (0.28%) ECSS
12 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.28%) MIL-STD-1553
12 2 (0.28%) WCAG
13 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (5.92%) Firmware
2 16 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.11%) Docker
4 10 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.13%) NFS
5 8 (1.13%) Samba
5 8 (1.13%) VMware NSX
6 6 (0.85%) vSphere
7 4 (0.56%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 24 (3.38%) Puppet
2 10 (1.41%) Ansible
3 9 (1.27%) Nagios
4 8 (1.13%) vCenter Server
5 7 (0.99%) HP ALM
6 6 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
6 6 (0.85%) Salt
7 4 (0.56%) Endace
8 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.28%) WSUS
9 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.14%) Graylog
9 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.14%) Kibana
9 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 63 (8.87%) Microsoft
2 28 (3.94%) Atlassian
3 25 (3.52%) VMware
4 21 (2.96%) Cisco
5 20 (2.82%) Red Hat
6 18 (2.54%) Oracle
7 17 (2.39%) EMC
8 14 (1.97%) HP
9 10 (1.41%) Cadence
9 10 (1.41%) Synopsys
10 9 (1.27%) IBM
10 9 (1.27%) Juniper
11 8 (1.13%) CA
11 8 (1.13%) Intel
11 8 (1.13%) NetApp
11 8 (1.13%) SolarWinds
12 7 (0.99%) CA Agile Central
13 6 (0.85%) Dell
14 5 (0.70%) Capita
15 4 (0.56%) Google